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USB flash drives come in many sizes and prices. Do you wonder why? The main reason is how fast they will read and write info to the flash drive. The cheap USB drives are often the USB 1.0 standard. You see there are 3 levels of USB now. [...]
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Many people do not know that you can use your smart phone as a wireless router or hotspot as has become popular. If your phone has a signal from a cell tower it will allow your phone to become a hotspot for 4 devices. So if you are at the park [...]
A simple upgrade that can speed up your entire network is replacing your router with a new router. The new generation of routers are making things faster for the user that is connected by network cable and the user that is connected via wireless. The $30-50 routers work well. But in the range [...]
The new generation of routers are making things faster for the user that is connected by network cable and the user that is connected via wireless. The $30-50 routers work well. But in the range of $60 to $80 you can improve the speed of your entire network. An example [...]
A good way to avoid problems is to have a UPS. An Uninterruptable Power Supply is basically a big battery that keeps your PC on even if the power goes off. That can prevent data corruption or operating system corruption. That can save you having to reformat or worse. They [...]
Wireless Routers have improved – I recently installed an new $69 router in a doctors office and saw a significant improvement in the speed of the network. These were all wired computers, not wireless, and the improvement in opening programs from the server was very noticeable. If you have an older [...]
Windows 8 – How to use it easily – The key is when it starts up in the tile mode, you must click on the desktop tile that is found in the lower left hand corner. This will switch it to the desktop mode that looks like Windows 7. To easily [...]
Some tablets don’t have enough power to play movies – You need to look at the processor or processors that are in the tablet. Keep in mind it is just a simple computer. If your processor and ram is not sufficient, it won’t play smooth video.
It is easy to open you computer case and use a can of air to blow out the dust. This will keep it cooler and avoid ruining the bearings in the fans etc. This is good to do once a year.